SFT: Ventura foils Royals, 3-0

San Marcos couldn’t come up with the big hit and dropped a 3-0 softball decision against Ventura in a Channel League softball game on Friday.

“We loaded the bases in the fourth and fifth innings but couldn’t get the extra hit to bring a run home,” said San Marcos coach Jeff Swann.

Ventura also foiled the Royals with two inning-ending double plays on line drives.

San Marcos pitcher Hailee Rios had 8 strikeouts in the loss. Stephanie Swann was 2 for 4.

San Marcos fell to  1-9 in league  and 9-15 overall.  Ventura is 7-3, 10-9.

San Marcos is home vs Santa Barbara on Tuesday and at Santa Barbara on Wednesday.